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    Amen.

    Amen.
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    I've been watching some oldies: Dr. Zhivago,...

    I've been watching some oldies: Dr. Zhivago, Driving Miss Daisy, The Sound of Music.
  3. Knife block & cutting board, stone bowl for my...

    Knife block & cutting board, stone bowl for my husband to drop his keys, ring, & pocket stuff. That's it on the counters. I have an island and on it I have a glass bowl for fresh fruit and 5 glass...
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    What an interesting thread this is! Iris is a...

    What an interesting thread this is! Iris is a much braver person than I am. We moved out to the country about 10 years ago when our little neighborhood got ringed by rent-subsidized apartments.
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    Monday: Baked cod fish, carrots/thyme, corn on...

    Monday: Baked cod fish, carrots/thyme, corn on the cob
    Tuesday: Slow Cooker Homey Chicken Stew
    Wednesday: Stuffed Wieners, corn
    Thursday: Leftovers
    Friday: Pappasito's for TexMex
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    Rachel, it took me years to learn to just go with...

    Rachel, it took me years to learn to just go with it when I wake up at night. I had sleep studies and took Ambien (not a good idea) before I just accepted it. Like you I listen to audio books and...
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    I am a helper. I love to participate and I will...

    I am a helper. I love to participate and I will share my ideas but I don't like to try to get others to do something. I am reliable, dependable, and responsible but like to do my part and let it go...
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    I have always been low energy. I learned early to...

    I have always been low energy. I learned early to pace myself, break large tasks into smaller ones. I have always tried to do things as efficiently as possible. I was always a morning person with...
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    +1

    +1
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    I am a cleaner-outer married to a...

    I am a cleaner-outer married to a can't-throw-anything-awayer.:help: I feel sorry for our daughter who will have to clean out our attic.
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    Chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven can...

    Chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven can comfort almost anything for me.:)
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    Good to have you back!!

    Good to have you back!!
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    What do they have to say about John Kerry?

    What do they have to say about John Kerry?
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    Perhaps she and fiancÚ plan to take care of it by...

    Perhaps she and fiancÚ plan to take care of it by themselves.
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    Sure. I have USAA for Homeowners Insurance. 1....

    Sure. I have USAA for Homeowners Insurance.
    1. I kept the Dwelling Protection level as it was.
    2. I dropped the Other Structures Protection from $103, 350 to $41,340. $250 saved.
    3. I dropped the...
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    I called my insurance rep this afternoon and...

    I called my insurance rep this afternoon and reviewed my homeowner's insurance. By going over the whole thing I was able to decrease my yearly premium by a little over $1000. I think we are...
  17. Thread: Jury duty

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    When we lived in Harris County (Houston), I was...

    When we lived in Harris County (Houston), I was called almost every other year. I have been on several juries, both civil and criminal. I consider it one of the responsibilities of citizenship....
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    +1 :)

    +1 :)
  19. Well, the Texas Rio Grande Valley is lovely most...

    Well, the Texas Rio Grande Valley is lovely most winters. It is very inexpensive and best of all are all the birding hot spots.
  20. Thread: Summer Fruit

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    Summer Fruit

    Oh it is that delicious time of year. Cantaloupe and watermelon and peaches with all that lovely juice on one's face and hands and chin!! But grapes which I dearly love are $2.98 a pound!! I suppose...
  21. Someone is buying an awful lot of shoes out there...

    Someone is buying an awful lot of shoes out there to balance my 1, maybe 2 pairs of shoes a year to make it come to an average of 17. Maybe it includes mothers buying shoes for their children???
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    Galveston and the Civil War by James M. Schmidt ...

    Galveston and the Civil War by James M. Schmidt

    I certainly learned a lot about the history of the city where I was born and grew up. It is rather embarrassing that I had given virtually no...
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    Monday: Tuna salad sandwiches on sourdough bread...

    Monday: Tuna salad sandwiches on sourdough bread
    Tuesday: Chicken-Rice Bake
    Wednesday: Scrambled eggs, sausage, toast
    Thursday: Spaghetti and meat sauce
    Friday: Out
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    Wow! We just spent the last 3 evenings watching...

    Wow! We just spent the last 3 evenings watching Bletchley Circle. It was so good! I mailed the DVD back to Netflix this morning and moved the next two in the series up to the top.
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    How sad for everyone.

    How sad for everyone.
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